By Jim Melwert
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Penn State single-game tickets will go on sale this coming Tuesday, but if you want to buy tickets to the marquee match-ups on the home schedule, you better clear your calendar.READ MORE: Amazon Looking To Hire 3,900 Workers Throughout Delaware Valley Ahead Of Holiday Rush
Those marquee matchups are Michigan on Oct 12th, and Nebraska on Nov 23rd. If you want tickets to the Michigan game, you’ll also have to buy tickets for the Sept. 7th home opener against Eastern Michigan. Nebraska tickets are paired with Kent State on September 21st.READ MORE: Colin Powell's Death From COVID-19 Highlights Risks Millions Of Americans Still Face
Ticket prices for single games range from $70 to $140, and there’s no discount with the bundles.
Athletic Director Dave Joyner says it’s all a move to stop a steady decline in average attendance. That’s been slipping, down from almost 109,000 per game in 2007 to under 97,000 last year. Joyner says it’s an attempt to increase the fan experience, and to make things more interesting.MORE NEWS: Man Killed, 16-Year-Old Student Shot In Head Near Lincoln High School, Philadelphia Police Say
Other home games for Penn State this year, Illinois, Purdue, and Central Florida.